Christo Smith


Laboratory Assistant



Christopher Smith
1081 S. Broadway Apt. 205
Lexington, KY 40504

University of Kentucky - Lexington, KY
Learning Assistant/ Laboratory Assistant (Dept. of Physics and Astronomy)
Key Accomplishments:
- Integrated existing social media infrastructure to a more streamlined process
- Created lacking infrastructure in social media to create program awareness 
- Engaged students through multimedia presentations to entice undergraduate admission
- Created and distributed undergraduate experimental equipment
- Refurbished and maintained antique and necessary physical demonstrations for lectures

Lexington Public Library - Lexington, KY
Librarian's Assistant - Reference
08/2007 - 01/2013
Key Accomplishments:
- Coordinated organization of reference section, implementing sorting standards for all materials
- Developed statistical usage model for optimization of staffing and deployment of resources.
- Maintained fleet of reference microfilm readers and acted as instruction leader for user training. 
- Database entry and administration for Local History Index, and database management for special projects
- Extensively trained and certified in telephone based reference

Lexington Public Library – Lexington, KY
Technical Services Clerk
07/2006 – 07/2007
Key Accomplishments: 
- Responsible for asset acquisition oversight, processing, and organization
- Developed skills in TLC and OCLC Library management programs  

University of Kentucky - Lexington, KY
Desired degree: Bachelor of Science in Physics
GPA: 3.2 Anticipated Date of Graduation: 06/2015


- Proficient with machine and fabrication shop procedures
- Proficient with many online web design systems: 
	Google, Moonflow, and Drupal
- Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Office, Powerpoint, etc.)
- German (spoken/read conversationally)
- Academic Research
- Police Citizens Academy June 2008 - August 2008
- Aid-de-camp to Governor Beshear. Styled Colonel by Gov. Ernie Fletcher for meritorious charitable contribution 
- Volunteer: Kentucky Aviation Museum from July 2010 Key Accomplishments: Organization and standardization of collection material database and certification for historical tour conduction.
- SEDS University of Kentucky Secretary, August 2015 - present
- APS Student Member